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News Release: State funding set for public education

Published on June 23, 2017 By Pegge

State funding set for public education Soldotna, June 23, 2017—The Alaska State Legislature adopted a budget which includes Status Quo K-12 education Base Student Allocation (BSA) funding for the 2017-2018 school year. Superintendent Sean Dusek said: “Now that the legislature has come to a budget agreement for K-12 funding, we are able to move forward […]

News Release: State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD

Published on May 10, 2017 By Pegge

News Release State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD Soldotna, May 10, 2017—The HB57 Operating Budget conference committee is appointed. If you value public education in the KPBSD, please contact committee members* and local legislators now to request status quo education funding. In preparation for potential reductions to education funding, KPBSD administration anticipates: The effect […]

Key Communicator Hour presentation and documents

Published on April 10, 2017 By Pegge

Thank you to everyone who attended the Key Communicator Hour on Thursday, April 6, 1017. Following up  on requests from several attendees: Click here to watch the April 6, 2017 video with Superintendent Dusek’s presentation, followed by Q & A A question was asked if KPBSD has budget and legislature talking points; these are helpful links: KPBSD […]

What’s happening? State of the KPBSD – April 6, 2017

Published on March 31, 2017 By Pegge

You’re invited State of the KPBSD with Superintendent Dusek Thursday, April 6, 2017 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Superintendent Dusek will provide a legislative and budget update via Skype for Business, followed by time to respond to your questions. Learn about education related bills and school funding. Hosting schools: Homer Middle School Mountain […]

How do I contact the Alaska State Legislature?

Published on March 22, 2017 By Pegge

March 22, 2017, Education funding update Education funding and the House of Representatives – Status Quo education funding The House of Representatives passed HB57 operating budget, which includes Status Quo education funding. This is in alignment with the Governor’s proposed budget. Today it was announced HB57 bill is scheduled <pending introduction and referral> with the […]

Time to Testify; Education funding absent in SB22 operating budget work draft

Published on March 16, 2017 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Your opinion counts. Offer your thoughts about K-12 education funding to the Alaska Senate Finance Committee today The current version of SB22 does not include a funding amount for education. At the opening of public testimony on March 16, 2017, Co-chair Senator Lyman Hoffman clarified that education […]

KPBSD FY18 Budget 101 ~ funding, expenses, links, facts

Published on February 24, 2017 By Pegge

PDF: 2017 Spring KPBSD Budget Awareness KPBSD FY18 Budget 101 Where does revenue come from? KPBSD receives funding from three sources: State funding (this is a constitutional mandate) Borough, or “local” funding ($ linked to state funding) Federal and Grant funds (designated expenditure categories that are non-transferable to other expenses) A school district does not […]

You’re invited: February KPBSD community budget forums

Published on February 9, 2017 By Pegge

News Release Alaska fiscal challenge and impact to KPBSD budget Do you know which educational opportunities for your children and the youth in our communities might diminish because of a multi-million dollar budget deficit in the KPBSD?  Attend a budget development forum to learn about the proposed 2017-2018 KPBSD budget, the $3.45 million deficit with […]

news release: KPBSD needs public input for 2017-2018 school year budget

Published on October 17, 2016 By Pegge

News Release Input needed to solve the state and KPBSD fiscal crisis Soldotna, October 14, 2016—Your KPBSD schools need you to participate in the FY18 budget development process, and assist with solutions to the fiscal crisis in the State of Alaska. Community budget meetings took place throughout the district at 30+ school sites on Thursday, October […]

KPBSD October Budget Development Meeting links

Published on October 13, 2016 By Pegge

Districtwide Community Budget Development meetings – October 13, 2016 How to best prioritize programs and services in KPBSD? LINKS for Community Budget Development meetings at KPBSD schools: KPSBD online video channel: Budget*  PDF and Video: FY18 Community Budget Development presentation, 10-13-16 PDF and Video: Budget Basics PDF and Video: Fund Balance Categories PDF and Video: […]